Record Details

NHER Number:40924
Type of record:Building
Name:Gresham's School Chapel


The school chapel was built in 1912 by Maxwell Ayrton in knapped flint and limestone. The chapel has two angle turrets, an embattled parapet and a porch to the southwest.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 08887 39385
Map Sheet:TG03NE

Full description

September 1983. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"School chapel, 1912-6 by Maxwell Ayrton. Knapped coursed flint and limestone. Plain tile roof, leaded lights, Two light aisle windows arranged in pairs between buttresses. Porch at southwest with parvis and corner buttresses. Partly embattled parapets. Two angle turrets."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
Amended by P. Beers (HES), 25 June 2020.

November 2004. Seen in passing.
It is noteworthy that in fact the flintwork is quite poor as far as the knapping is concerned; none of the blocks is square.
E. Rose (NLA), 6 November 2004.

Monument Types

  • CHAPEL (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1912 AD to 2100 AD)
  • SCHOOL (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1912 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 556.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1306528.

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